Tromsø

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Tromsø kommune

Romssa Suohkan
Tromsø view.jpg
Coat o airms o Tromsø kommune
Coat o airms
Offeecial logo o Tromsø kommune
Troms within
Norawa
Tromsø within Troms
Tromsø within Troms
Coordinates: 69°40′58″N 18°56′34″E / 69.68278°N 18.94278°E / 69.68278; 18.94278Coordinates: 69°40′58″N 18°56′34″E / 69.68278°N 18.94278°E / 69.68278; 18.94278
KintraNorawa
CoontyTroms
DestrictNord-Troms
Admeenistrative centreTromsø
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2011)Jens Johan Hjort (H)
Area
 • Total2,520.11 km2 (973.02 sq mi)
 • Land2,473.36 km2 (954.97 sq mi)
 • Water46.75 km2 (18.05 sq mi)
Aurie rank#18 in Norawa
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot71,590
 • Rank#8 in Norawa
 • Density27.9/km2 (72/sq mi)
 • Change (10 years)
14.2%
Demonym(s)Tromsøværing[1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-1902
Offeecial leid formNeutral
Wabsteidtromso.kommune.no
Data frae Stateestics Norawa

Tromsø (Northren Sami: Romsa;[2] Kven: Tromssa) is a ceety an municipality in Troms county, Norawa. The admeenistrative centre o the municipality is the ceety o Tromsø.

Tromsø ceety is the nint lairgest urban aurie in Norawa bi population,[3] an the seivent lairgest ceety in Norawa bi population.[4] It is the lairgest ceety an the lairgest urban aurie in Northren Norawa, an the seicont lairgest ceety an urban aurie in Sápmi (follaein Murmansk).

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tromsø haes eleiven twin touns an sister ceeties:[5]

Sister ceety Syne Kintra
Kemi 1940 Finland
Luleå 1950 Swaden
Ringkøbing 1950 Denmark
Grimsby 1961 Unitit Kinrick
Pune 1966 Indie
Anchorage 1969 Unitit States
Zagreb 1971 Croatie
Murmansk 1972 Roushie
Quetzaltenango 1999 Guatemala
Gaza 2001 State o Palestine
Nadym 2008 Roushie

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norse). Språkrådet. Retrieved 2015-12-01.
  2. Erroneously, the Sámi name is aften believed tae be "Romssa". This is acause "Tromsø Municipality" is "Romssa Suohkan". Romssa, housomeivver is the genitive case, so that "Romssa Suohkan" translates tae "the Municipality of Romsa".
  3. Norse Wikipedia, (in Norse)
  4. Norwegian Wikipedia, (in Norse)
  5. List of twin towns from Tromsø municipality (Norwegian)